Data Round-Up: Home Prices Continue Up at Brisk Pace; Consumers find 'Jobs Plentiful'

posted by Michael Lewis on June 26, 2018

Found in US, categorized in Real Estate

Tags: home price housing market bank regional business survey

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Home prices keep rising at a brisk pace. While home affordability has fallen, it remains historically high, supported by strong job/income gains. Consumers remain confident that the labor market will remain very healthy.


FMI’s review of April S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index and June Conference Board Consumer Confidence, featuring Jobs-Plentiful/Jobs-Hard-to-Get data, plus our review of today’s batch of June Fed bank regional business surveys. 

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Mike Lewis founded Free Market Inc. (FMI) in 1982 as a full-service economic consulting firm, providing insights and in-depth data analysis primarily for institutional money managers and corporate planning directors.

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